July 23, 2012. Kansas AC Co-Lead Cindy Teel, PhD, RN, FAAN Associate Dean, Graduate Programs KU School of Nursing. Session Overview. Purpose of Action Coalitions Kansas Action Coalition who is involved & what has been done? June 2011 and March 2012 meetings Priorities in Kansas
Kansas AC Co-Lead
Cindy Teel, PhD, RN, FAAN
Associate Dean, Graduate Programs
KU School of Nursing
June 2011, Kansas City
Focus on message for KS legislators
March 2012, Wichita
50% BSN or higher
50% AD or Diploma
What’s our goal in Kansas??
#8 Build an infrastructure to collect & analyze interprofessional health care workforce data
“At the RWJF, the IOM report is our blueprint for transforming the nursing profession to help ensure that all patients receive the care they need & deserve.
We …encourage others to address its recommendations to fully realize the Campaign for Action’s vision: a nation where all have access to high-quality, patient-centered care in a health care system in which nurses contribute as essential partners in achieving success.”
Lavizzo-Mourey, R. (2012) Nursing Outlook